Unfortunately IAM Cycling rider Kristof Goddaert has been killed in an accident while training in Antwerp.
Reports out of Belgium state that Goddaert was crossing a train line when he crashed. A bus was unable to avoid hitting the Belgian, who sadly passed away at the scene.
IAM Cycling General Manager Michel Thétaz issued the following statement:
“We first think of his family and loved ones to whom we offer our sincere condolences and assure of our support in this terrible ordeal. At IAM Cycling, we lost Kristof Goddaert, and exemplary professional rider and a quality man. He signed in December 2012 with a great desire to meet with a new challenge with us. His good mood every day, enthusiasm and willingness to engage fully in his endeavors were very much appreciated qualities.”